Toilet Training from a Sensory Perspective
From a parent’s perspective, it’s likely that no other developmental milestone is more life changing than independence in toileting! This 2-hour webinar provides an overview of two very different methods for toilet training children with sensory processing disorders and/or Autism. The presenter also reviews a variety of resources, modifications, adaptive equipment, and sensory strategies that you will feel prepared to recommend or use immediately. Although toilet training is typically most successful when carried out in the home, strategies for the school setting are also included.
- Identify signs of toilet-training readiness in children with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder.
- Determine the impact of sensory over- or under-responsiveness on toilet training.
- Understand the role of visual schedules, social stories, rewards and consequences, and sensory strategies in the toilet-training process.
- Assess the pros and cons of two very different approaches to toilet training.
- Determine possible next steps for children with extreme fears or aversion to the toilet-training process.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level occupational therapists, teachers, and parents of children with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder
Course Instructor: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorders. Gwen is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC and creator of BrainWorks sensory diet tools. Gwen presents to audiences nationwide on topics related to sensory modulation. She lives in Galesburg, Michigan, with her husband and three teenage daughters.
- Financial: Gwen Wild is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC and receives proceeds from all sales.
- Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Post-Test: Before receiving a certificate, learners must take an objective post-test to demonstrate they acquired the learning outcomes. An attestation statement is included indicating the learner viewed the entire course and completed the post-test independently. A passing grade is ≥ 70%.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or two contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention.
Sensational Brain LLC is an approved CE provider for the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia Boards of Occupational Therapy. Our CE Broker tracking number is 50-20546. This course code is 20-610490. CEUs are uploaded weekly. Please provide your license information with your post-test.
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